International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Refugee Youth Program Coodinator Intern

Job Title: Refugee Youth Program Coodinator Intern

Country Profile: US Programs

Location: Tucson, AZ


POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Refugee Youth Program Coordinator Intern reports directly to the Center for Well-Being Program Manager. This position manages a youth program which addresses the after school needs of refugee youth. The Youth Program Coordinator Intern oversees the planning and implementation of the Refugee Youth Program, including consultation with other service providers, development of training curriculum, training and supervision of Refugee Youth Coalition participants, and evaluation of the project.   RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • In consultation with other service providers and refugee youth in Tucson, develops and implements the Refugee Youth Coalition and the IRC Refugee Youth Program
  • Provide ongoing training to Refugee Youth Coalition Leadership and supervises their work
  • Network with Tucson Youth Programs,  other social service providers, and the refugee community to enhance existing youth programming to benefit refugee youth in Tucson
  • Organize and conduct outreach efforts with refugee youth in Tucson
  • Coordinate activities with other IRC Tucson departments
  • Assure all paper work and reports are completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Communicate and coordinate regularly with the Center for Well-Being Program Manager to ensure that services are being delivered effectively and in a timely manner
  • Attend required staff meetings.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Center for Well-Being Program Manager
  • Currently seeking a Master’s degree in a youth services related field
  • Two years experience in youth programming
  • Experience in program development
  • Strong computer, keyboard, email, and general office skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingual is a plus, but not required
  • Strong intercultural communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural backgrounds
  • Knowledge of the local Tucson area social service network and youth programming.
  • Driver’s license, vehicle, auto insurance, and clean driving record




  • 10 hours a week for a period of 6 months during IRC business hours (M-F, 8:30am to 5pm) and frequent Saturday afternoons for youth meetings


To Apply:
Submit a resume, cover letter, and internship application to the Internship Coordinator, at Some positions may require additional documents. Applicants will not be contacted for interviews until all materials are received.


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